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Real Estate Marketing – Your Font Choice Says More Than You Think

RISMEDIA, Feb. 19, 2008-(MCT)-Most people do not care about fonts, which is mind-boggling to me. It's like learning that most people don't like Pop-Tarts, or Bruce Springsteen or, say, shoes. ...


Open House This Weekend? Remember These 6 Communication Tips

RISMEDIA, Feb. 16, 2008-While hosting your open house this weekend, make sure your first priority is listening to your customer needs-or they'll turn to someone else who will. ...


How to Guarantee the Sale of Your Clients’ Homes – Secrets from a Top Agent

By Craig Proctor ...


Online Strategies – Networking Tips You Need to Succeed in Real Estate

By Kayla O'Brien ...


Helping Spanish-speaking Buyers Become Homeowners

Commentary by Alejandra Autry ...


5 Tips for Mailing to Seniors

By Britt Brouse ...


Best Practices – Professional Service with a Personal Touch

By Paige Tepping ...


How User-Generated Content Is Impacting Real Estate – Part 2

RISMEDIA, Feb. 16, 2008-Last week, in the first of our three part series, we established that Web 2.0 is alive and kicking in all industries, including real estate. Phil Koserowski, vice president, Interactive Marketing established that as real estate professionals, it's a must to recognize the responsibility to know what ...


Self-Marketing – 8 Steps to Make an Effective Plan

By Brian Wildermuth ...


Increase Productivity at Work by Socializing with Colleagues

RISMEDIA, Feb. 14, 2008-(MCT)-The rules are simple: The first time you ride, you eat breakfast for free. The second time, you buy for everybody. If you don't ride for 90 days, you buy for everybody when you do. ...


Your Clients: 6 Ways to Stay Top-of-Mind

By Brian Wildermuth ...


Special Offer on Gift Cards at Keller Williams Trade Show

RISMEDIA, Feb. 4, 2008--Keller Williams affiliates bound for the brand's national trade show next week in Atlanta are invited to stop by Booth 1011 for special pricing on customized gift cards and a chance to win one of ten $10 Visa gift cards. ...


‘Counseling Out:’ A 4-Step Solution for Bad Employees

RISMEDIA, Jan. 30, 2008-(careerbuilder.com)-One of the most difficult parts of being a manager is that some days, you have to fire an underperforming employee. Firing an employee is not usually a pleasant experience, especially if you like the person. In some cases, the alternate tactic of Counseling Out may be ...


7 Steps to Direct Marketing Success

By Alan Bayham ...


Office Politics: Policies on Displaying Campaign Preferences

RISMEDIA, Jan. 30, 2008-(MCT)-You can feel free to wear a button announcing your pick in the presidential primaries at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, but you'll be breaking company rules if you try that at SCANA. ...


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